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Ten Harvard employees were honored at the 2013 Harvard Heroes ceremony for their commitment and contribution to Harvard’s sustainability goals. As part of Harvard’s ongoing effort to institutionalize sustainability into the culture of...
From the calming and relaxing properties of lavender, to the antiviral offerings of lemon balm the Harvard Countway Community Garden offers a wealth of medicinal herbs in the heart of Boston’s urban medical area. On September 27, a bright and...

HSPH Professor explains why reducing pesticides in your diet is critical to reducing the toxic effects of pesticide exposure for you and your family.

The Chemistry Building Operations team continues to push the margin of equipment energy efficiency with their recent purchase of a new type of -80 freezer that consumes less than half of the electricity used by traditional cascade models. The new...
The Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department (CCB) just wrapped up their first ever recycling competition, modeled after the successes achieved in many other buildings and departments on campus. Due to the size and complexity of CCB, it was...

HSPH Professor Greg Norris speaks about how organizations and individuals can build net-positive enterprises

A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
In the US, the average person is exposed to more than a hundred chemicals from personal care products before leaving the house.